Posted on January 9, 2012 - ( views)
Eaton’s XV152 touch display PLCs offer a high-performance HMI/PLCs and with an integrated SmartWire-DT master. The XV150 devices with resistive touch technology and color TFT display offer an optimum solution especially for the price sensitive sector and stand out for their high quality aluminum fronts with protection to IP65, robust metal housings and an especially flat design. The HMI/PLC’s are available with 5.7”, 8.4” and 10.4” Touch-Displays.
SmartWire-DT is a comprehensive connection and communication technology from Eaton: The uniform and open system replaces the control wiring in all components, from the circuit-breaker to motor starters and frequency inverters, right through to pilot devices and sensors.
The XV152 device series with a SmartWire-DT master is based on the XV152 HMI/PLC and stands out on account of its compact dimensions and high performance: This is provided by a 400 MHz RISC processor and a 128 MB onboard memory (also expandable as required with an SD memory card). All HMI/PLCs can also handle demanding PLC applications.
The five XV102 HMI/PLC variants and the new six XV152- devices cover a wide application range. The 3.5 inch device together with SmartWire-DT pilot devices, motor starters, contactors and remote SmartWire-DT I/Os is suitable for compact “lean automation” solutions. The 5,7 inch, 7 inch, 8,4 inch and 10,4 inch devices are ideal for medium-sized machines and systems. As well as having SmartWire-DT, two standard fieldbuses, either Profibus DP and CAN, allow devices with standard fieldbus interfaces to be integrated in the automation concept.
Like all visualization devices of the xSystem product groups, the XV152 series HMI/PLCs can be programmed with the Galileo visualization software or CoDeSys visualization software, and programmed as a PLC with the CoDeSys-based xSoft-Codesys-2 programming system in accordance with IEC61131-3. Thanks to their small mounting depth, the panels can also be installed in confined spaces. The devices support the trend towards scalable hardware and software solutions that allow machine and system builders to keep the requirements for engineering and system maintenance to a minimum. The series also supports the requirements for a modular machine design.
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